Pair of Cuff Buttons
Pair of circular gold and hair cuff buttons, gold rope pinwheel design with inset of woven brown hair, gold post and circular guard on reverse.
"C. H. C." (Engraved)
- Location of origin
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
- Descriptive terms
- 3/16 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (D), 7/16 in (A); 7/16 in (B) (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Reference Notes
- For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991). For more information on hair jewelry see Bell, C. Jeanenne, "Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry," (1998); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 680-698; Campbell, Mark, "The Art of Hair Work: Hair Braiding and Jewelry of Sentiment with Catalog of Hair Jewelry," Eds. Jules & Kaethe Kliot (facsimile of 1875 printing, 1996); Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 139-143; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 98-107, 214-219.
- Related Items
Title Hair charm Accession number 1963.401 Notes Jewelry and related items from the Estate of Mabel Cummings:
Title Hair cuff links Accession number 1963.402 ab